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Dave Kerpen

New York Times bestselling author and Founder/CEO of Likeable Local

  • About Dave Kerpen

    Dave Kerpen is the founder and CEO of Likeable Local, a social media software company serving thousands of small businesses, as well as the chairman and cofounder of Likeable Media, an award-winning social media and word-of-mouth marketing agency.

    Following Kerpen’s sponsored wedding which raised over $100,000 including $20K for charity, he and his wife Carrie started and transformed theKBuzz (founded in 2007) into Likeable Media, the only 3-time WOMMY Award winner for excellence from the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) and one of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the US according to INC Magazine for both 2011 and 2012.

    As one of Entrepreneur‘s top 10 up and coming leaders, Kerpen has been featured on CNBC’s On the Money, BBC, ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Early Show, The New York Times, and countless blogs. He has also keynoted at dozens of conferences across the globe including Singapore, Athens, Dubai, San Francisco and Mexico City.

    Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook and Other Social Networks, was Kerpen’s first New York Times bestselling book. He followed Likeable Social Media with two more books, Likeable Business and Likeable Leadership. He is currently working on his fourth book, The Art of People.

  • Speaking Topics

    Why It Pays to Be Likeable

    The Art of People

    How Everyone Can Be an Amazing Entrepreneur


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  • Praise for Dave Kerpen

    Dave Kerpen is one of the foremost experts in Social Media! We had him speak at EO Alchemy 2012 and he was captivating, funny and informative. I particularly like how he engaged our audience in a social exercise while on stage. If you need a phenomenal resource for social media and a great entrepreneurial success story – I highly recommend Dave Kerpen!

    Guidant Financial

    At CMRecharge, Dave Kerpen inspired the audience and left them wanting more. His presentation was the perfect combination of storyelling and actionable advice. Dave brought a presence to the event that took it to a whole other level. He’s the best of both worlds: a social media celebrity and an amazing, relatable person. Can’t wait to have him again.

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  • 212 572-2013
  • Dave Kerpen travels from New York, NY

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